Residential Support Worker - PT

Community Living Central York - Newmarket, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:

To support people who have an intellectual disability to achieve their personal goals and facilitate relationships, skills and roles which promote people’s effective participation in the typical and valued life of the community.

Days, Afternoons, Overnights available - Weekends Required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • DSW or equivalent, with a minimum of two years experience working with people who have an intellectual disability
  • Ability to support behavioral needs and protocols
  • Ability to support complex medical needs i.e. G-tube and tracheotomy care
  • Previous experience supporting people who have mental health issues and dealing with high anxiety situations
  • Solid understanding of the principals of CPI and experience with verbal de-escalation
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Non-violent Crisis Intervention certificates
  • Training in dispensing medications
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable vehicle
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Screening (within 5 months)
  • Commitment to providing supports to people in accordance with Social Role Valorization

Community Living Central York is an equal opportunity employer which welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $17.39 to $18.76 /hour

Experience:

  • Support Care: 2 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • First Aid & CPR Level C (Required)
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check - Valid within 6 months (Preferred)
  • Drivers License G (Required)
  • CPI (Required)